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I am the Curriculum Manger for 2 nutrition education programs that provide free nutrition education to low-income Mississippians through the Mississippi State University Extension Service. May we have permission to use the recipes from the Fruit and Veggie More Matters website in our programs?Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Can the skin of the eggplant be eaten? For example, roast it then puree it or dice it whole and sautee it?Thursday, May 26th, 2011
All parts of an eggplant are edible. Enjoy them which ever way to enjoy them the most and make sure to check out our Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Eggplants!
Fruits and vegetables are an important part of anyone’s diet, especially diabetics! All fruits and vegetables, including onions, are essential to diabetics most importantly because they are rich in Read More
I would like to have some of your brochures 5 A Day, The Color Way, for my church class and friends. Is there a charge? ThanksThursday, May 26th, 2011
How many proteins and fiber should a person get in a day[ that has trouble with diverticulitus and coliteus– plus being constipated?} ThanksMonday, May 16th, 2011
It sounds like you could have either one of two problems, curly top virus or early blight. Curly top virus is transmitted by the beet leafhopper. Infected plants turn yellow and stop growing. Upper leaflets Read More
When we bring home veggies like zucchini, asparagus, broccoli and others, they are in plastic bags. Should they stay in bags and, if so, should the bags be closed? It seems to me that they do better out of the bag, where they can get air, so that they don’t get wet and rot.Friday, May 6th, 2011
The Expert: Dr. Elizabeth Pivonka, a mother of two and a registered dietitian, shares years of experience in getting people to eat more fruits and veggies.
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